Take Dad to Mt. Rainier this Father’s Day

DATE: 6/1/12

JUNE 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Johnson
Media and Community Relations
Visit Rainier
Office: 360-825-0407
Cell: 253-347-1414 [email protected]< /a>< /p>

Mt. Rainier, WA.< /strong>- Roads are open, snow is melting and Mt. Rainier is transitioning into its summer splendor. Come check it out with dad this Father’s Day weekend. Try a weekend in the woods, fishing in a mountain stream, brunch at Washington State’s highest restaurant, or a leisurely steam train ride to a lakeside BBQ.< /p>

Father’s Day Lunch at Crystal Mountain’s Summit House< /strong>< /p>

Take Dad for a scenic ten minute ride up the Mt. Rainier Gondola. Beautiful views from any seat! Perched at 6,872 feet, this restaurant is the highest dining experience in Washington State and the meals are simply superb. Starting June 16, the Mt. Rainier Gondola and Summit House restaurant are open for lunch daily through September 23. Make reservations today for Dad and the whole family.< /p>

Father’s Day Lunch< /strong>< /p>

    Date: Sunday, June 17


  • Time: 11am – 3 pm (last seating at 2:30pm)
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  • Brunch Pricing: Ages 11 & older: $29, ages 4-10: $10, 3 & under: free< /li>
  • For more information, visit < /a>http: / /www.crystalmountainresort.com /Events /1241 /Fathers-< /a>Day-Lunch-at-the-Summit-House< /a>.< /li>
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    Father’s Day BBQ Train Ride on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad< /strong>< /p>

    Bring Dad, granddad, uncles and friends out for a day on the Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad in
    Elbe. Treat him to a good ole’ fashion BBQ at the lake, he’ll have a chance to pull the whistle of
    a historic steam locomotive and make new memories. Dad gets his own train engineer hat too!
    Excursions depart from the Elbe Depot for a 45 minute trip out to pristine Mineral Lake. There guests will be served a good Ole’ Fashion BBQ with BBQ ribs, chicken, cowboy beans, coleslaw, a scrumptious dessert and a beverage. During the 30 minute stay, enjoy the peaceful lake area, walking trail or a game of horseshoes. Then re-board the train for a leisurely 45 minute return trip to Elbe. The total excursion lasts two to two-and-a-half hours.

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      Date: Sunday, June 17